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Officials Crack Down on Hundreds of Pot Shops

Officials Crack Down on Hundreds of Pot Shops

Hundreds of medical marijuana dispensaries continue to operate in Los Angeles even after a voter-approved measure... Read »

Mar 10, 2014
Feds: Illegal Donations Went to DC Mayor's Campaign

Feds: Illegal Donations Went to DC Mayor's Campaign

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 campaign benefited from more than $668,000 donated illegally by a businessman with... Watch »

Mar 12, 2014
Two More Texas Clinics Close Amid New Abortion Restrictions

Two More Texas Clinics Close Amid New Abortion Restrictions

Two more Texas abortions clinics are closing because of new restrictions placed on the facilities by the... Read »

Mar 6, 2014
Garcetti Wraps Up Mexico Visit on Positive Note

Garcetti Wraps Up Mexico Visit on Positive Note

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wrapped up his mission to Mexico on Wednesday with a full day of activities that... Read »

Mar 5, 2014
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OC Tries for "Drought-Proof" Desalination Plant

Technology for taking the salt out of seawater has been available for decades, and is widely used in the arid Middle... Watch »

Mar 5, 2014
Israeli Prime Minister in Silicon Valley

Israeli Prime Minister in Silicon Valley

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a swing through the Silicon Valley to meet with high-tech leaders and... Read »

Mar 5, 2014
Hillary Clinton Calls Putin

Hillary Clinton Calls Putin "Tough Guy With Thin Skin"

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's two-day Southern California visit concluded Wednesday with a... Watch »

Mar 5, 2014
LA Mayor Garcetti Talks Economic Bridges With Mexico's President

LA Mayor Garcetti Talks Economic Bridges With Mexico's President

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto discussed the future of building economic... Read »

Mar 4, 2014
Mexico City

Mexico City "Eco-Bici" Inspires Alternate Transportation

It’s called "Eco-bici", as in “economical bicycle.” Watch »

Mar 4, 2014
Partial Ban Approved on E-Cigarettes in LA

Partial Ban Approved on E-Cigarettes in LA

An ordinance that would ban the use of e-cigarettes from bars, nightclubs, restaurants and some other public places... Watch »

Mar 4, 2014
Garcetti's Mexico Visit Focuses on Stronger Business Ties

Garcetti's Mexico Visit Focuses on Stronger Business Ties

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was in Mexico for a critical meeting with business leaders, marking his first... Watch »

Mar 4, 2014
Surprises, Runoffs Likely in Texas Primary

Surprises, Runoffs Likely in Texas Primary

Gov. Rick Perry isn't on the ballot, but a new member of the Bush dynasty is. Wendy Davis can clinch a feat no woman... Read »

Mar 4, 2014
Calif. Gov. Unsure Legalizing Pot Is Good Idea

Calif. Gov. Unsure Legalizing Pot Is Good Idea

California Gov. Jerry Brown, who just announced he's running for a fourth term, said on NBC's "Meet the Press"... Watch »

Mar 3, 2014
Roads to Avoid for Netanyahu's LA Visit

Roads to Avoid for Netanyahu's LA Visit

One day after a summit with President Barack Obama, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit Los Angeles... Read »

Mar 3, 2014
Gov. Signs

Gov. Signs "Badly Needed" $687M Drought Legislation

Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday signed legislation to assist drought-affected communities and provide funding to better... Read »

Mar 3, 2014
New San Diego Mayor Takes Office

New San Diego Mayor Takes Office

San Diego's Kevin Faulconer took the oath of office Monday, becoming the mayor of San Diego months after a sex... Watch »

Mar 3, 2014
Mayor Garcetti's Mexico-LA Trade Mission Underway

Mayor Garcetti's Mexico-LA Trade Mission Underway

In his first foreign trip since taking office, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's three-day trade mission in... Watch »

Mar 4, 2014
Trove of Clinton White House Papers Released

Trove of Clinton White House Papers Released

Former President Bill Clinton's aides were concerned early in his presidency about the health care overhaul effort... Read »

Feb 28, 2014
Gov. Brown Announces Plans to Seek Re-Election

Gov. Brown Announces Plans to Seek Re-Election

Gov. Jerry Brown announced plans Thursday to seek re-election. Read »

Feb 27, 2014
Judge Strikes Down Texas Gay Marriage Ban

Judge Strikes Down Texas Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge declared Texas' ban on gay marriage unconstitutional Wednesday, but left it in place until an... Watch »

Feb 27, 2014
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